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Art Exhibitions in 2019-2020 showing the Best of Pablo Picasso Famous Paintings

Do you want to see Pablo Picasso’s Famous Paintings?? Great news for all Pablo Picasso fans! 2020 is a fantastic year for Picasso all over the world! Many art museums will be hosting exhibitions devoted to Picasso and his artworks. Below is a comprehensive list of Picasso exhibitions for the remaining months of 2019 until 2020.

The Studio - Pablo Picasso Painting
The Studio – Pablo Picasso Painting

Exhibition: Picasso Spectacle!

When: 15 September 2019 – 1 June 2020
Where: Arkas Sanat Merkezi, Izmir, Turquie

Picasso was a master in many fields. He loved theater, circus, dance & bullfighting and painted these subjects many times.… This exhibition explores Picasso’s close ties and the mutual influence with other artists, including writers, creators, poets, people in theatre and musicians. 

Pablo picasso famous paintings - cubism / surrealism style
Pablo Picasso Paintings – cubism / surrealism style

Exhibition: Picasso, the challenge of ceramic

When: 1 November 2019 – 12 April 2020
Where: Musée de la céramique de Faenza, RA, Italy

This exhibition will loan from the Musee Picasso in Paris 50 unique artworks to show the viewer the relationship of Picasso with clay. It will also show the artist’s sources of inspiration. A special part of the exhibition will be dedicated to the connection between Picasso and Faenza, through photographs & documents never exhibited before.  

Pablo Picasso Ceramics
Picasso Ceramics Photo by MollySVH (CC BY 2.0)

Exhibition: Picasso & the Mediterranean Landscape

When: 15 November 2019 – 23 February 2020
Where: Musée des Beaux-Arts de Toulon, France

This exhibition will focus on Picasso’s Mediterranean landscapes from the period when he lived in Southern France and the French Riviera.

The exhibition will showcase around twenty Pablo Picasso landscapes. In addition, there will be paintings of the same area in Southern France painted by his post-impressionism peers such as Raoul Dufy, Henri Matisse, Georges Braque and Andre Derain.

Also on display will be rare photographs of Picasso in his home, studios and other places during his period in Southern France.

Exhibition: Picasso & Paper

When: 25 January, 2020 — 13 April 2020
Where: Main Galleries, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, London

 When: May 24, 2020 to August 23, 2020
Where: Cleveland Museum of Art in the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall and Gallery.

Picasso Paper Collage entitled:  Women at Their Toilette
Picasso Paper Collage entitled: Women at Their Toilette

This exhibition will be showing in two places. Firstly in London and then in Cleveland, USA.

Both exhibitions will focus on Picasso’s relationship with paper. Picasso used all types of paper for all kinds of artistic purposes. He used paper from café tablecloths, newspaper cuttings and whatever caught his interest. Picasso worked with paper for sketching, painting, collages, printmaking and sculptures. This exhibition will display about 300 Picasso paper-related artworks, spanning his entire artistic career.

Exhibition: Beloved by Picasso 

When: 12 October 2019 to 23 February 2020
Where: Arken Museum of Modern Art, Denmark  

This exhibition will focus on the relationship between Picasso and his models. Around 50 Picasso famous artworks will be displayed including sculpture, painting, sculpture, drawing and prints.

Sylvette - Pablo Picasso Portrait of his model Sylvette David [Public Domain]
Sylvette – Pablo Picasso Portrait of his model Sylvette David [Public Domain]

Exhibition: Modigliani – Picasso. The Primitivist Revolution

When: From 18 September 2020 until 10 January 2021.
Where: Albertina Museum, Vienna

The ALBERTINA Museum is dedicating this exhibition to the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani to mark  100 years since his death. When Modigliani came to Paris, he noticed early on Pablo Picasso’s interest in Iberian and African sculpture. This exhibition will focus and highlight how in fact, Picasso left a long-lasting influenced on Modigliani’s artworks.

Pablo Picasso Painting from African Period
Pablo Picasso Painting from African Period [Public Domain]
Modigliani African Statue
Modigliani African Statue

Exhibition: Picasso’s Magical Paintings “Tableaux Magiques” 

When: from October 1, 2019 to February 23, 2020
Where: Paris Musée Picasso 

 This exhibition will show Pablo Picasso famous paintings from the period between the summer of 1926 until the spring of 1930. These Picasso portraits, landscapes and abstracts show the first elements of cubism.

An Exhibition of Pablo Picasso Famous Paintings
An Exhibition of Pablo Picasso Famous Paintings

Monet to Picasso: A Very Private Collection 

When: October 20, 2019 — January 12, 2020
Where: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

This exhibition will showcase paintings of the major ground breaking artists in the late 19th century through to the mid-20th century. This is the first time that this private collection has never been presented in its entirety.

The collection shows the evolution of Impressionism from the paintings of Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot to the Impressionists, including Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Mary Cassatt, Pierre-Auguste Renoir & Alfred Sisley. The exhibition moves on to the postimpressionism paintings of Paul Cézanne, Paul Gauguin, and Vincent van Gogh. And finally, to the famous painters of 20th-century modern art, such as Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Juan Gris, Fernand Léger & Henri Matisse.

Pablo Picasso landscape of Southern France
Pablo Picasso landscape [Public Domain]

Exhibition: Eluard and Picasso

Where: Picasso Museum, Barcelona
When: 8 November 2019 until 23 February 2020

Eluard a French poet and an influential writer the literary world of the 20th century, was Picasso’s best friend from the mid-1930s until Eluard’s sudden & early death in 1952.

This exhibition will show the relationship between the two through letters, books, poems, illustrated works, photographs, documentary footage, Picasso’s portraits and drawings of Eluard.

Exhibition:  Picasso in the Bluegrass: From Antibes to Louisville.

When: December. 14, 2019 to March 29, 2020
Where: KMAC Museum in Louisville. 

This upcoming exhibition will showcase around 50 ceramics and paper artworks that Picasso created between 1931 and 1956. These works are on loan from the Musée Picasso in Antibes, France. It will be the first time that these pieces are exhibited outside of Europe.

Picasso ceramic vases
Picasso Ceramics Photo by Damien (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Exhibition: Chagall, Picasso, Mondrian & others – Migrant Artists in Paris

When: 21 Sep 2019 until 2 Feb 2020
Where: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Exhibition: Rendezvous in Paris: Picasso, Chagall, Modigliani & Co (1900-1939)

When: September 18, 2019 until December 7, 2019
Where: Louvre Abu Dhabi

Similar exhibitions will be taking place first in the Louvre in Abu Dhabi and afterwards in the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam

Both exhibitions explore the immigrant experience of artists in the early 1900s in Paris.

All these artists, some famous like Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso & Chaim Soutine and others lesser known, left their countries & moved to Paris in order to fully express themselves as artists. However, this period in Paris and all over Europe was becoming more nationalistic, xenophobic & anti-Semitic.

This exhibition portrays their immigrant stories. These artists despite their hardships as outsiders, continued to create and in some cases, become ground-breakers.

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